On 8th September 2020, Netflix released the official trailer of ‘Rebecca’. It is a romantic thriller movie that will be releasing next month. Ben Wheatley has directed the movie. It is adapted from a book with the same title written by Daphne du Maurier. The book was published in 1983 and has been adapted for numerous screenplays and theatres. The book was a bestseller and sold around 2.8 million copies in 1965. In 1940, ‘Rebecca’ movie was released that starred Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine. The movie was a psychological thriller and had won the Best Picture and Best Cinematography in the 1936 Academy Awards. The 2020 version is also similar to the original one. They are trying to get the movie back to the audience in a modernized way so that the new audience can also appreciate the story.
Everything you need to know about the movie ‘Rebecca’:
Starring Lily James, Armie Hammer, and Kristin Scott Thomas, the story revolves around a girl who marries a guy and becomes his second wife. Things go south when she realizes her husband’s ex-wife Rebecca’s shadow still roams around in the mansion. When she tries to confront her husband about Rebecca, he denies answering any of her questions. The 2020 movie will surely have a plot twist. To find the journey of the characters, we will have to wait a month, but the movie surely seems exciting.
Netflix had announced the project in 2018. They had already cast the actors that will be playing the main characters. On 3rd June, 2019 they began the filming for the movie and wrapped up on 28th July, 2019. Ben Wheatley is the USP of the film. He is known for his amazing direction and screenwriting. People have recognized and appreciated his work in thriller, horror, and black comedy. Some of his best works include ‘A Field in England, ‘High-Rise’ and ‘Kill List’. He has won several awards such as the British Independent Film Awards, Cannes Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, and many.
The main objective of the film was to cover the genre of horror along with romance. Jane Goldman is writing this movie. She has also written ‘The Woman in Black, ‘Kingsman’ series, ‘X-Men’, ‘Stardust’, and more. She has been working on the genre of horror. In fact, she also has her own paranormal series known as ‘Jane Goldman Investigates’. The trailer has received positive reviews calling the movie remake promising. Remaking an Alfred Hitchcock movie is surely a bold move, especially the one which was nominated in nine categories during the Academy Awards. Lily James and Armie Hammer have shown amazing chemistry, and the audience is excited to watch them together. The movie will be streaming on Netflix on 21st October 2020, and we cannot wait to watch the amazing romance-thriller.